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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 11, 2018
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CBS radio network show 15 minutes in length. From Box 376 Side 1Track 2
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Old Time Radio
Jan 3, 2018 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM The Jack Benny Program aired from May 2, 1932 until June 22, 1958. The show was identified by different names based on the particular sponsor at the time. The Canada Dry Program was on the air from May 2, 1932 until October 26, 1932. It starred Jack Benny. The announcer was George Hicks with George Olsen and his wife Ethel Shutta providing music and vocals, and Jack's wife, Sadye Marks, as Mary Livingstone. The show moved over to CBS on October 30, 1932 to January 26,...
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Old Time Radio
Dec 31, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THIS IS YOUR FBI This Is Your FBI was a radio crime drama which aired in the United States on ABC from April 6, 1945 to January 30, 1953 for a total of 409 shows. The show featured true cases from FBI, and told from an agentâs viewpoint. FBI chief J. Edgar Hoover gave it his endorsement, considering it âOur Showâ and calling it "the finest dramatic program on the air". The shows would involve everything from crackdowns on organized crime, or stories of individual lawbreakers. Some...
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Old Time Radio
Dec 26, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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AVALON TIME Avalon Time is an American old-time radio comedy/variety program that ran from 1938 to 1940 on NBC's Red Network. The program was named after its sponsor, Avalon cigarettes. The program is often regarded as comedian Red Skelton's first big break in show business and on radio. Red had been a guest on the program in mid December, 1938, when singer Red Foley hosted the show. In January, the show was retooled with Red Skelton as the star and Red Foley the featured singer. The show...
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Old Time Radio
Nov 22, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE AMERICAN TRAIL The American Trail was originally broadcast in 1953 as a 13 part serial. The series chronicles American history, including the exploration and settlement of the American west. The American Trail was sponsored by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. NOTE: Updated Release! Version 2: upgraded sound for all files OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: The American Trail Certification Status: OTRR Certified Complete Certification Date: November 29, 2017 Certification Version: Version...
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Old Time Radio
Nov 22, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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WALK SOFTLY, PETER TROY Walk Softly, Peter Troy Detective Drama aired on Springbok Radio from December 10, 1963 to February 21, 1964. This series was produced in the Durban Studios of Herrick Merril Productions. It starred Tom Meehan, John Simpson, and Merle Wayne. It was sponsored by Irving & Johnson, who also sponsored the Gunsmoke series which Walk Softly, Peter Troy replaced. A sequel to this series was heard on the English Radio Service from May 19, 1964 to November 28, 1964. The...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Nov 12, 2017 Incognito
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Bob and Ray 1957 Summer '57 AFRTS No 487  14 minutes in length Theme song-high female voice The duo visit the DIY'er Fred Falby who explains how To make your wife nylon stockings at home. Frank Sinatra sings (I won't dance with you) Bridgette Hillary and the News Dixieland music poem (sounds sort of like Arnold Stang) End tag of AFRTS over bed of military/marching band music Annotated by Calvin Saxton
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Nov 12, 2017 Incognito
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Summer '57 AFRTS  No538    14 minutes in length Theme song B & R clean house & get rid of old sound effects records and banter about vacation.   Song-female vocalist Part of a Hawaiian song. Mary Backstage: Noble Wife (skit written and performed by the children of the cast of The Life and Loves of Linda Lovely). Bob and Ray's voices are sped up... Annotated by Calvin Saxton
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Nov 12, 2017 Incognito
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Oct 30, 2017 Incognito
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Another of the amazing files from the west coast! This file is the nineth of a group of digitized shows received at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Old Time Radio
Oct 29, 2017
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Mind Over Murder - File Fix Inner Sanctum Mysteries  August 22, 1949 This is the real August 22, 1949 Inner Sanctum episode 'Mind Over Murder'.  If you downloaded the OTRR Inner Sanctum Mysteries collection, what you may have for this date is a mislabelled copy of 'No Rest For The Dead', which is actually from August 24, 1952. August 1949 was in the Bromo-Seltzer era, although the mp3 on this page is a commercial-free AFRS broadcast.  If your file begins with the Ennds 'Triple-O' plug,...
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Old Time Radio
Oct 25, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE RAILROAD HOUR Background of The Railroad Hour The series was sponsored by the Association of American Railroads. It featured highly condensed versions of popular musicals and operettas from old favorites, like Victor Herbert's Naughty Marietta to more contemporary hits such as Rodgers and Hammersteinâs State Fair . Since the show was produced for NBCâs "Night of Music, " it should come as no surprise that the plotline sometimes came second to the music. One reviewer noted that...
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Old Time Radio
Oct 23, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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BEHIND THE SCENES IN HOLLYWOOD Behind the Scenes in Hollywood is a quick paced, breezy production that offers short, lively updates on coming stars, tidbits about movies in production, and descriptions of wardrobes, engagement rings, and colorful movie anecdotes. McCormick introduced the series with these words: "Very few of us have the time or opportunity to visit in and around the movie studios in Hollywood and actually see how motion pictures are made... What really goes on before and...
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Old Time Radio
Oct 22, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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ABBOTT AND COSTELLO (taken from en.wikipedia.org) Abbott and Costello were an American comedy duo composed of Bud Abbott and Lou Costello, whose work on radio and in film and television made them the most popular comedy team of the 1940s and early 1950s. Their patter routine Who's on First? is one of the best-known comedy routines of all time, and set the framework for many of their best-known comedy bits. Bud Abbott (1897-1974) was a veteran burlesque entertainer from a show business family....
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 15, 2017 Incognito
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Another of the amazing files from the west coast! This file is the eight of a group of digitized shows received at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 10, 2017 Incognito
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One of the less amazing files from the west coast! This file is the seventh of a group of digitized shows received at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. There is little Bob and Ray content in this episode. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 8, 2017 Incognito
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Another of the amazing files from the west coast! This file is the sixth of a group of digitized shows received at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 7, 2017 Incognito
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Another of the amazing files from the west coast! This file is the fifth of a group of digitized shows received at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 6, 2017 Incognito
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Another of the amazing files from the west coast! This file is the fourth of a group of digitized shows received at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 5, 2017 Incognito
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Another of the amazing files from the west coast! This file is the third of a group of digitized shows received at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 3, 2017 Incognito
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Another amazing find from the west coast! This file is the second of a group of digitized shows recently received here at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Sep 3, 2017 Incognito
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Amazing find from the west coast! This file is one of a group of digitized shows recently received here at The House of Toast. There is little information about the contents or original broadcast. Please post a comment or send us an email if you have any information about it.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Aug 17, 2017 BNRToast
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One of the Toasters runs into the StoryTeller and gets a reading
Topics: Bob & Ray, House of Toast, StoryTeller
Old Time Radio
Aug 17, 2017
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Duplicate AIR MAIL MYSTERY, entered by mistake
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Old Time Radio
Aug 14, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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RECOLLECTIONS AT 30 A radio manufacturer named the Radio Corporation of America, which we know as RCA, began to broadcast its own programs on stations it had either started or purchased. In late 1926, RCA created a division of the company known as the National Broadcasting Company, or NBC. NBC officially started broadcasting on November 15, 1926. To celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the company, NBC created a series of shows called Recollection at 30 . Using a vast number of archival...
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Old Time Radio
Aug 14, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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AIR MAIL MYSTERY OTRR Certification Information: Series Name: Air Mail Mystery Certification Status: OTRR Certified Accurate Certification Date: March 3, 2017 Certification Version: Version 1 Number of CDs: 1 From the Old Time Radio Researchers Group. See "Note" Section below for more information on the OTRR.
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Old Time Radio
Aug 14, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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STRANGE WILLS Strange Wills was a radio program syndicated in 1946. It was produced in Hollywood by Charles Michelson and Teleways Syndication. Stage and film star Warren William, who starred in the show, was also part of the creative team. The stories were said to be based on actual wills, with the names of those involved changed. The stories themselves were compiled by lawyer-turned-author Ken Krippene from his research over a ten-year period. These shows were quite different from other...
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Old Time Radio
Aug 8, 2017
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"It's Story Time, Ladies" Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories Edith Spencer, Dan Seymour How do you sell shortening?  How does an ad agency, in this case Ruthrauff & Ryan, convince the housewife that their client's gooey white substance is superior to their competitor's gooey white substance? As the advertising maxim goes: You don't sell the steak; you sell the sizzle! In the case of Spry Shortening, the 'sizzle' was kindly old Aunt Jenny, the idealized grandmotherly mistress of the...
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Topics: Aunt Jenny's Real Life Stories, Edith Spencer, Bob & Ray, Vic and Sade, John's Other Wife,...
Old Time Radio
Aug 1, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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ALKA-SELTZER TIME Alka-Seltzer Time (aka The Alka-Seltzer Show) was a 15-minute radio series broadcast weekdays on both CBS Radio and the Mutual Broadcasting System. This show should not to be confused with an earlier show called Alka-Seltzer Time that would later be renamed Herb Shriner Time. The show began in 1949. It stared baritone Curt Massey along with Martha Tilton and had the original title The Curt Massey Show (sometimes advertised as The Curt Massey and Martha Tilton Show). The...
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Old Time Radio
Aug 1, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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PAT NOVAK, FOR HIRE Pat Novak, for Hire , is an old-time radio detective drama series which originally aired from 1946-1948, and revived in 1949. It started as a West Coast regional produced program at KGO in San Francisco. This regional version originally starred Jack Webb in the title role, with scripts by his roommate Richard L. Breen. When Webb and Breen moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles, Webb was replaced by Ben Morris, and Breen by Gil Doud. Meanwhile in LA, Webb and Breen, joined...
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Old Time Radio
Aug 1, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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WHITEHALL 1212 Named after the then famous telephone number of Scotland Yardâthe headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police Force, Whitehall 1212 was a weekly crime drama radio show. It ran from November 18, 1951 until September 28, 1952. The stories were true and stated to be "the plain unvarnished facts, just as they occurred". The show, in their own words, presented some of the "most baffling cases" as hosted by the fictitious Scotland Yard Chief Superintendent John...
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Old Time Radio
Aug 1, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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WORDS AT WAR Words at War was a 30 minute dramatic anthology series dealing with stories condensed from books written about World War II. The series started in the middle of the war and at the most crucial time of the war for the allies, somewhat heightening its debut. Not only that, it was supported by Johnson's Wax in the Fibber McGee and Molly time slot as Jim and Marian Jordan went on vacation. And if that wasn't enough, the music for the series was done by NBC's own Frank Black, a master...
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Old Time Radio
Aug 1, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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THE MAN CALLED X Beginning in the summer of 1944, at the height of World War II, The Man Called X was originally a kind of "FBI" program. The series soon developed a more international approach, however, featuring danger, intrigue, and romance in exotic settings. On any given Saturday or Sunday evening, Wendell Niles would say, "Wherever there is mystery, intrigue, romance, in all the strange and mysterious places of the world, there you will find "The Man Called X."...
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Old Time Radio
Jul 25, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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PAT NOVAK, FOR HIRE Pat Novak, for Hire , is an old-time radio detective drama series which originally aired from 1946-1948, and revived in 1949. It started as a West Coast regional produced program at KGO in San Francisco. This regional version originally starred Jack Webb in the title role, with scripts by his roommate Richard L. Breen. When Webb and Breen moved from San Francisco to Los Angeles, Webb was replaced by Ben Morris, and Breen by Gil Doud. Meanwhile in LA, Webb and Breen, joined...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jul 23, 2017 BNRToast
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Bob and Ray Music Factory May 10th 1969 This scoped air-check is marked as May 10th, 1969. The program "The Music Factory" was played by commercial and college stations. There have been several 12" records of the show found recently.
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Topics: Bob & Ray, radioprograms, 1969, Elliot, Goulding
Old Time Radio
Jul 4, 2017
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Here are some clips and a complete show of Fannie Brice as Baby Snooks.
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Old Time Radio
Jul 4, 2017
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Here are clips and a complete show of Fannie Brice as Baby Snooks.
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Old Time Radio
Jul 4, 2017
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Here are clips and a complete show of Fannie Brice as Baby Snooks.
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Old Time Radio
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This is a "missing" May 30, 1948 episode “The Prisoner of Zenda Caper.” It is from a home disc recording. The episode is missing its show open and close, and has a short gap for the 'disc flip' at about 11m20s. The story is complete except for a little of Sam's opening dialogue and that very short gap. The recording is 21 minutes long and has Wildroot commercials. There is some hum and other issues (like limited range) but the processing has made it listenable. This is the only...
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Topics: old time radio, Sam Spade, Howard Duff
Old Time Radio
Jun 29, 2017
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Jeff Regan, Investigator ~ Introduction To Old-Time Radio ~ Jack Webb (1948), Frank Graham (1949-1950) Violent. Insubordinate. Caustic. Hair-triggered. Not words that one normally associates with Jack Webb, if one only knows him as the straight-laced Joe Friday of Dragnet, but if you don't know Jeff Regan, Investigator, you don't know Jack. Jeff Regan is chief investigator for International Detective Agency, an agency owned by Anthony J. Lyon (hence the series often being referred to as 'The...
Topics: Jeff Regan, Jack Webb, Frank Graham, ITOTR
Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
May 25, 2017 BNRToast
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Old Time Radio
May 21, 2017
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Raymond Chandler  -  The Adventures Of Philip Marlowe: The Radio Show ~ Introduction To Old-Time Radio ~ Raymond Chandler (pictured above, the creator of Philip Marlowe), speaking on the realistic detective of fiction, in excerpts from his 1944 essay 'The Simple Art Of Murder':  "He must be a complete man and a common man and yet an unusual man ... He must be the best man in his world and a good enough man for any world ... He is neither a eunuch nor a satyr; I think he might seduce a...
Topics: Adventures Of Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler, Philip Marlowe, Gerald Mohr, Van Heflin, ITOTR
Old Time Radio
May 21, 2017
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"Ill blows the wind that profits nobody" Adventures Of Philip Marlowe - Red Wind September 26, 1948 There was a desert wind blowing that night.  It was one of those hot dry Santa Anas that come down through the mountain passes and curl your hair and make your nerves jump and your skin itch.  On nights like that every booze party ends in a fight.  Meek little wives feel the edge of the carving knife and study their husbands' necks.  Anything can happen.  You can even get a full...
Topics: Adventures Of Philip Marlowe, Red Wind, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler, Gerald Mohr, Van Heflin,...
Old Time Radio
May 21, 2017
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N8ive Radio, 1949 Adventures Of Philip Marlowe - The Indian Giver August 13, 1949 In the 1930s, America needed scapegoats.  After the Wall Street crash of 1929, the citizenry circled the wagons, and anyone who was not part of the dominant culture was seen as suspect. Within the European diaspora, there was mistrust of the more recent waves of immigrants, such as the Italians who had come to America in large numbers less than a generation earlier.  Even within America itself, there was...
Topics: Adventures Of Philip Marlowe, Indian Giver, The, Philip Marlowe, Gerald Mohr, Betty Lou Gerson,...
Old Time Radio
May 20, 2017
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"Stop, Pops; He's Going To Fling It!" Adventures Of Philip Marlowe - The Monkey's Uncle March 7, 1950 Yes, we all know the simian's first line of defence.  Philip Marlowe may be a tough guy's tough guy, but when faced with a chimpanzee who starts to fling what a chimpanzee is known to fling, well, no one is that tough.  (As you may be starting to suspect, this is a lighter-hearted episode with much humour accompanying the mystery.) As it turns out, Cornelius, the pooh-flinging...
Topics: Adventures Of Philip Marlowe, Monkey's Uncle, The, Philip Marlowe, Gerald Mohr, ITOTR
Old Time Radio
May 16, 2017 Old Time Radio Researchers Group
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HORATIO HORNBLOWER The Horatio Hornblower series is based upon the novels by C. S. Forester. They were admired by many fans, including Winston Churchill and Ernest Hemmingway who is quoted as saying, “I recommend Forester to everyone literate I know.” The adventures follow the rising career from a young, unpromising, and seasick midshipman who eventually becomes Admiral of The Fleet of the Britain's Royal Navy. The storyline occurs during the Napoleonic era. Although many great naval...
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The Greatest Sorrow The Adventures Of Philip Marlowe - The Hiding Place  May 9, 1950 It is said that there is no greater sorrow than when a parent outlives their child.  Rose Kennedy, matriarch of America's first family of politics in the mid-twentieth century, lived to see four of her children perish, two at the hands of assassins: "It has been said time heals all wounds. I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind protecting its sanity covers them with scar tissue and the pain...
Topics: Adventures Of Philip Marlowe, Hiding Place, The, Philip Marlowe, Gerald Mohr, Mothers' Day, ITOTR
Old Time Radio
Apr 29, 2017 PDGazette2
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Ten half-hours old-time radio programs starring Rosalind Russell. Drama, comedy, history, and... suspense! The Gulf Screen Guild Theatre. April 21, 1940."Ninotchka".  The Gulf Screen Guild Theatre. March 30, 1941. "His Girl Friday".  The Lady Esther Screen Guild Theatre. November 9, 1942."Take A Letter, Darling".  The Lady Esther Screen Guild Theatre. October 18, 1943."My Sister Eileen". The Cavalcade Of America. September 18, 1944. "Hymn From The...
Topics: old-time radio, Rosalind Russell, Screen Guild Theatre, Cavalcade of America, Hallmark Playhouse,...
Old Time Radio
Mar 23, 2017
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Behind The Scenes was a syndicated radio show lasting about 3 1/2 minutes without commercials. It was narrated by Knox Manning who told small stories of people and places behind the scenes. It was produced somewhere around 1947.
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Writing Himself Into The Show Screen Guild Theater - Why Jack Benny Will Not Appear On The Program March 27th, 1944 'Why Jack Benny Will Not Appear On The Program'.  The program stars, of course, Jack Benny.  Also appearing are Barbara Stanwyck, Basil Rathbone, Jean Hersholt, and Michael Curtiz, the director of Casablanca. Like so many of Jack's own programs, this episode of Screen Guild Theater is the story of the 'show within the show'.  Jack Benny, learning of a program being produced...
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Topics: Screen Guild Theater, Why Jack Benny Will Not Appear On The Program, Jack Benny, Barbara Stanwyck,...
Old Time Radio
Mar 11, 2017 PDGazette2
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Half-Hours With Joan Eight half-hour old-time radio performances of Joan Crawford.  Hollywood Star Playhouse: January 15, 1951   "Statement In Full" Screen Directors' Playhouse: May 26, 1950   "Flamingo Road" Screen Guild Theatre: October 15, 1939  "None Shall Part Us"  Silver Theatre: May 7, 1939   "The Train Ride"  Suspense: June 2, 1949  "The Ten Years"  Suspense: March 22, 1951   "Three Lethal Words" Stars Over Hollywood:...
Topics: OTR, Joan Crawford, classic Hollywood, Screen Guild Theatre, Suspense, Stars Over Hollywood, Screen...
Old Time Radio
Mar 6, 2017
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Jack Benny: The Radio Show ~ Introduction To Old-Time Radio ~ Mister Radio.  Original 'King Of All Media'.  The world's oldest 39-year-old.  Possibly the person most associated with the golden age of radio is Jack Benny. Jack Benny, born Benjamin Kubelsky in 1894, grew up in Waukegan, Illinois, the town he made famous in countless routines.  At age six he began studying the violin, and in 1911, at age 17, Benny began his career playing the violin on the vaudeville stage.  His violin would...
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Mar 6, 2017
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Mrs. Bogart! The Lucky Strike Program - Guests Bacall & Bogart January 5th, 1947 Jack Benny is, of course, the perfect gentleman.  He would never take lightly the sanctity of marriage.  Every man, however, has something deep in their psyche (call it vanity) that drives him to prove, if only to himself, that he can still play the Lothario should the need arise. With Lauren Bacall dropping by the Benny house to rehearse her part in an upcoming Jack Benny Show, Jack goes into action.  To...
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Mar 6, 2017
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Never Trust A Mysterious Stranger The Lucky Strike Program - I Stand Condemned January 19th, 1947 Apparently, Jack Benny had never heard the Inner Sanctum Mysteries episode Death Bound, or he would have known better than to trust a mysterious stranger who asks for a light.  Complicating matters is the fact that this mysterious stranger, who looks like Boris Karloff, is Boris Karloff. Boris Karloff was the star of many Inner Sanctum episodes in the '40s and '50s, and on The Jack Benny Show he...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 26, 2017 BNRToast
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Sound quality good. Mono tape with paper leads. Commercials removed
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 26, 2017 BNRToast
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Sound quality good. Mono tape with paper leads. Commercials removed CBS radio network show 14 minutes in length. Audience member in a gorilla suit wants to sing. A troublemaker in the audience. An ad for CBS phonographs. Wally Ballou reports from Idlewild Airport. Salute to the Honor Society is cancelled as the city name is lost . Circus act - Flaming Bombadine who gets shot out of a cannon in the circus, wants to be shot out of a garbage can in the studio. Appearance by the great Bob and Ray...
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Feb 20, 2017
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Here are several Radio openers and commercials from the golden days of radio, taken from a Adventures in Cassettes Blockbusters tape.
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 11, 2017 Greybelt
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Thursday, March 18, 1976 Back at hotel Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR79203191976
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 11, 2017 Greybelt
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Tuesday, March 16, 1976 Looking for Mary in a restaurant Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR79003171976
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 10, 2017 Greybelt
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Monday, March 15, 1976 Walking back to hotel, Mary missing Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR78903161976
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 10, 2017 Greybelt
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Friday, March 12, 1976", Looking for sight-seeing bus. Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR78803151976
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 10, 2017 Greybelt
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Thursday, March 11, 1976 In La Scala opera house, testing their voices 0:00 Roger Skibenes introduces the boys, who give a rundown of the show coming up. 0:50 Victims of misfortune who are visiting New York, including a man whose daughter has dug her way to China, a woman who is trying to reach the Amazon jungle, and a man hoping to increase his personal value on the New York Stock Exchange. 5:40 A commercial for Barney's International House (of fashion, not pancakes). 6:40 On Mary Backstayge,...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 10, 2017 Greybelt
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Tuesday, March 09, 1976 Sightseeing tour of Milan 0:00 Roger Skibenes introduces the show, Bob gets a brief phone call about the invention of the telephone, and Ray has a traffic report. 1:10 Ralph Klinger, 'Mister I Know Where They Are', tells us where multi-millionaire Wilfred G. Barkley, railroad engineer Ernie Leroy Bascom, and unsuccessful long-distance swimmer Phoebe Hatfield are. Ralph Klinger is based on Richard Lamparski, who interviewed former stars on his radio program, and later...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 10, 2017 Greybelt
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"Monday, March 08, 1976", 0:00 Opening the big banner show with Webley, sounding a little blue over his handiwork, playing the organ.  1:05 Bob and Ray aid the misfortunate, including misguided town crier Mr. Schempl, misguided auto shopper Mrs. Dodie Pruett, and misguided arborist Otto Blakely.  6:15 A livelier musical interlude from Webley, leading into a commercial for Kava, the acid-neutralized coffee.  Kava has no connection to the stimulant drink of the same name, made from...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Feb 9, 2017 Greybelt
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Friday, March 05, 1976 0:00  Opening the Friday show with Herman Leptoff's rebuttal to a Bob & Ray editorial on Bulgarian immigrants. 4:25  On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, the gang arrives at their Genoa hotel on their way to Milan, and orders dinner, wine, and ketchup from a pre-recorded waiter. 8:20  Bob reads a reassuring commercial for Mrs. Paul's Fish Sticks. 9:20  Squad Car 119, brought to you by Einbinder Flypaper.  Tonight, a hair-raising tale of changing large bills at a...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 23, 2017 Greybelt
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Wednesday, April 14, 1976 The Backstayges are at the hotel, watching an Italian talk show. 0:00 A bit of weather and news headlines to open the show.  0:45 A rousing welcome from a very responsive studio audience.  1:20 Henrietta Wabisher of Loon River, Wisconsin discusses setting up a symphony orchestra without breaking the budget, and dealing with the ugly aftermath.  4:25 On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, the gang relaxes in their Milan hotel room discussing their upcoming Giovanni Carsoni...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 23, 2017 Greybelt
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Tuesday, April 13, 1976 The Backstayge gang watches television. Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR81004141976 0:00 Introducing the show, with some discussion of the WOR studios.  0:55 The Bob & Ray Beg Your Pardon feature, a few moments set aside to atone for airing misinformation and ruining lives.  4:05 On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, the gang discusses their upcoming televisione appearance, and catches some familiar televisione shows in their Milano hotel room.  7:55...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 23, 2017 Greybelt
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Monday, April 12, 1976 Back at the hotel after the opera, the gang talks show talk. Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR80904131976 0:00 News headlines, then opening the show; Webley Webster drops by and discusses daffodils and tomatoes.  1:35 More tales of woe from random visitors to New York; their misery is assuaged by fabulous and ironically inappropriate prizes.  6:05 An abbreviated commercial for beer, followed by Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife.  Today, Mary is upset by her...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 23, 2017 Greybelt
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Friday, April 09, 1976 The Finale of La Traviata and the curtain gets stuck. Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR80804121976 0:00 Opening the show, then a simple test to see if you're qualified to be commander-in-chief.  3:30 On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, the gang's performance of La Traviata finally reaches what may be its final finale.  7:20 Webley Webster plays a timely tune on the WOR studio organ.  8:45 Some negative advertising from Midas Muffler.  9:45 On The Gathering...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 22, 2017 Greybelt
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Wednesday, April 07, 1976 The end of Act 2 drives Greg to drink and perform in the opera. 0:00 - Introducing and planning the show, then some lovely music from Webley Webster introducing the show 'Bankruptcy'.  Today, Willard Huffer is hoping to sell 150 trolley cars in order to remain solvent. 4:10 - As we join Mary Backstayge, the second act of La Traviata nears its end, as does Greg Marlowe's sobriety. 7:55 - The Orderlies (likely based on the 1970-1971 series 'The Interns'), brought to you...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 22, 2017 Greybelt
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Tuesday, April 06, 1976 Performing La Traviatia. Harry as Germont and Calvin as Alfredo. 0:00 - Introducing the show, then world-famous Theodore Evans Pomfret visits Bob and Ray to discuss being world-famous. 3:05 - On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, the opera continues, amid mayhem.  Afterward, the gang assesses their performance, as well as the audience's. 6:45 - Lou Carter, aka 'The Singing Cab Driver', sings Whattsa Matter Wit Me, from his album Louie's Love Songs. 9:00 - A very short...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 21, 2017 Greybelt
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Monday, April 05, 1976 Mary gets her singing parts mixed up. Next Episode: https://archive.org/details/BnR80404061976 0:00 - Introducing the show, a teaser about a 'big surprise' coming up next week, then random tales of misery from random visitors to New York. 4:45 - On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, at last the gang puts on a performance of La Traviata, at La Scala; Greg celebrates well, if not wisely. 8:25 - Elmer W. Lipsinger, Spy, asks a local spy for help with his itinerary.  Brought to...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 21, 2017 Greybelt
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Thursday, April 01, 1976 Mary returns to the hotel. 0:00 - An tempting intro to the show, featuring a well-stocked buffet. 1:00 - Charlie Chew (based on Charlie Chan) features sledge-hammer similes and dazzling deducing. 5:00 - On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, the gang nervously awaits Mary's arrival, since there's nothing on TV.  Will Mary arrive today?  Will she have a new hairdo?  Listen and see! 8:50 - Bob and Ray Was There, sponsored by The Ashenfelter Whip Socket Company, dramatizes Ag...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 21, 2017 Greybelt
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Tuesday, March 30, 1976 Harry and Greg return to their hotel and find Calvin and Pop. 0:00 - Bob & Ray discuss the upcoming show and some train delays, then introduce Elmer Stapley, the Word Wizard, who responses to grammar questions from listeners. 4:30 - Chester Hasbrook Frisby is interviewed by Bob, and educates the listener on steering technology. 5:55 - A pre-recorded commercial for Midas Muffler. 7:00 - Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, the gang returns from looking for Mary, and receives...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Jan 21, 2017 Greybelt
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Monday, March 29, 1976 The gang is still looking for Mary. Only four days until the opera opens. 0:00 - Introducing the show, then Hard Luck Stories, featuring tales of misery and prizes. 3:40 - On Mary Backstayge, Noble Wife, Greg and Harry take time out from their search for Mary to practice Italian phrases, then get blotto on vino. 7:30 - Webley is in the studio to give his rendition of Jealousy on the pipe organ; Bob gets an ill-timed phone call. 9:25 - Squad Car 119 features a discussion...
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